Author Archives: Tony Peters

2019 Moorilla Muse Chardonnay

When it comes to dancing, I have been gifted.  Gifted with three left feet instead of two.  However, I have to admit to enjoying watching professional dancers.  I know they’ve had plenty of practise and probably been doing it since … Continue reading

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2017 Levantine Hill Mélange Traditional Blanc

I’d say most people who pick up an acoustic guitar wouldn’t give it a thought as to the timbers that go into making one.  I didn’t realise how particular exotic timbers contribute to the sound a guitar produces. For example, … Continue reading

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2021 Bay of Fires Sauvignon Blanc

Martin Luther King Jnr is quoted as saying, “You don’t have to see the whole staircase, you just have to take the first step.”  Now, I have to admit to not knowing in what context this was said but, I’m … Continue reading

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2018 Huntington Estate Special Reserve Shiraz

I live in a very photogenic part of Tasmania.  When I’m walking or driving around the area, I can’t help but want to capture a sunrise or sunset, a reflection on an inland waterway, or a wombat as he waddles … Continue reading

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2018 Huntington Estate Tim Stevens Signature Shiraz

I was listening to a podcast of a fellow who has, literally, mapped the human brain.  I won’t go into how he did it (it’s pretty gory) but, the result was such that he was able to see, apart from … Continue reading

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2012 Domaine A Cabernet Sauvignon

Two or three years ago now I went to a wine tasting in Hobart. All the wines were Tasmanian. Two gentlemen walked in the door, stopped, and while looking at the catalogue, one uttered the words (something like), “I won’t … Continue reading

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2021 Huntington Estate Grenache

It’s pretty rare for me not to order an entrée when we go out for dinner.  It kicks off the taste buds in preparation for the main meal.  I try to be good and pick something light knowing the next … Continue reading

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2016 Moorilla Estate Cloth Label White

Rainbows have been fairly common in my part of the world.  Just enough rain as the sun shines through a gap in the clouds to produce an arc of bright colours, none of which are as clearly defined as when … Continue reading

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2018 Matthew Atallah Wines Block a2 Chardonnay

Over the last two or so years I’ve been really getting into new grape varieties, regions and producers.  Thanks to some associations/contacts I’ve made, one of the best ‘finds’ for me has been the Orange region of New South Wales. … Continue reading

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2021 Yalumba Y Series Viognier and Riesling

I remember the times when visiting a cellar door to try wines and the person behind the counter would start with, “…our entry level wines.”  I have to say, I am not a fan of the words ‘entry level’.  It … Continue reading

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